by*Credit:* Hubble Images: S. Lee (University of Colorado) and NASA [ http://www.nasa.gov/ ]. Viking Digital imageMap: USGS
*Description*:> Pathfinder is landing on the Ares Valles, shown at the center of a Hubble Space Telescope full-color disk of Mars. The next map is a closeup of the Hubble image, and finally the Viking image shows the terrain near the Mars Pathfinder landing site, marked by an oval. Technical facts about this news release: Back to entire collection [ http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/index/435/ ] Next release [ http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/1997/11/ ]... Topics: What -- Ares Launch Vehicles, What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), What -- Mars, What -- Viking Source: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/1997/15/video/b/
by*Photo Credit:* Steve Lee (University of Colorado), Jim Bell (Cornell University), Mike Wolff (Space Science Institute), and NASA [ http://www.nasa.gov/ ].
*Description*: Taking advantage of Mars's closest approach to Earth in eight years, astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have taken the space-based observatory's sharpest views yet of the Red Planet. NASA is releasing these images to commemorate the second anniversary of the Mars Pathfinder landing. The lander and its rover, Sojourner, touched down on the Red Planet's rolling hills on July 4, 1997, embarking on an historic three-month mission to gather information on the planet's... Topics: Mars, What -- Earth, What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), What -- Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter... Source: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/1999/27/image/a/